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RE: st: -charlist- revised on SSC; question about -*trim()-


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: -charlist- revised on SSC; question about -*trim()-
Date   Sun, 1 May 2005 15:51:47 +0100

If these were tab characters, that would be 
a related but different story. 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Renzo Comolli
 
> Actually, I faced exactly the same problem last week copying 
> material from a
> webpage. I can't guarantee that they were char(160), but for 
> sure they were
> spaces of a size different from the standard Stata size.
> I also tried trim() and it did not work. I had not seen the 
> discussion, so I
> did it all by hand. I don't quite remember exactly what I did 
> because it
> took me so little, but I think I copied the whole thing in 
> Notepad, then in Excel, then -insheet-

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